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Trump Organization Welcomes Veteran Criminal Defense Attorney as NY Investigation Heats Up

Sally Kient

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The Trump Organization has now added veteran criminal defense attorney Ronald Fischetti to represent the real estate company in the Manhattan district attorney’s ongoing investigation into Trump’s businesses and finances.

Fischetti’s former clients include former South Carolina Democrat state Sen. Albert Carmichael Jr., who was convicted of buying votes during a 1980 Democratic primary, as well as former Democrat Rep. Robert Garcia and his wife, who had their 1989 public corruption convictions overturned.

The Hill reports:


Fischetti is a former law partner of Mark Pomerantz, the former federal prosecutor currently working on the investigation for the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. (D), according to the Journal.

Alan Futerfas, a lawyer for the Trump Organization, told the newspaper that he was “pleased” to welcome Fischetti, who brings decades of experience as a defense attorney in both state and federal courts.

“He brings extraordinary experience, a depth of knowledge and wisdom that is invaluable and that we so appreciate,” Futerfas added.

Fischetti confirmed to the Journal that he had joined the Trump Organization’s legal team, saying, “I’m delighted that I’m going to be on the defense of this.”

Trump has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, calling Vance’s investigation a continuation if the “greatest witch hunt in political history.”